Lesmahagow team finishes Monte Carlo Classic Rally

WITH steep drops measuring thousands of feet lurking just beyond roadside barriers on a treacherous route winding its way past mountains, the Monte Carlo Classic Rally from January 29 to February 4 was not for the faint-hearted.

But a fearless team from Craighead Garage in Lesmahagow – piloting a restructured 1978 Porsche 924 car nicknamed Trusty Turbo – negotiated their 3000-mile journey taking in Scotland, England and the mountains above Monaco.

For more information on this story, be sure to pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops this Wednesday February 22.